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Troop 179 is New Fairfield CT's Premier Scouts BSA troop for Girls.

SWIM TESTING

Posted by PaulaF on May 14 2021 - 8:27pm
On Sunday, May 16th from 11:45-2pm, we have rented 2 lanes at the Brookfield YMCA (the pool is in the bubble, not the main building), and a BSA certified lifeguard, to complete our required swim tests for all water events with the troop this coming summer. We know this is right after the biking trip, but it was one of the few days available to us. ALL ADULTS AND SCOUTS attending water events (swimming, boating, summer camp, water park, ...) NEED TO participate in this testing. 

Laney's Eagle Project Installation

Posted by PaulaF on May 14 2021 - 8:21pm

Join me on Sunday, May 23rd at Great Hollow Nature Preserve from 2-5pm for mulch moving, plant planting, and tile placement. 

Bring shovels and wheelbarrows if you can. Wear work gloves and class Bs. 

Brooke's EAGLE Court of Honor (10am Saturday May 8th)

Posted by PaulaF on May 7 2021 - 9:36am

Join us at Harrybrooke Park (100 Still River Drive) to celebrate Brooke's accomplishments. 

Eagle Scout — Lake Erie Council

Snake Identification and First Aid

Posted by admin on Apr 25 2021 - 11:36am

Scouts Please Identify this Snake and Find out the First Aid related to Snake Bite

Weekly Meeting and Appalachian Trail backpacking pack Shake-Down (Monday 4/19 7pm @ Lutheran Church)

Posted by PaulaF on Apr 16 2021 - 10:09am

On Friday night (4/23) we will be hiking from Route 341 in Kent, to Mt. Algo Shelter site.

Saturday we will hike south to Bull's Bridge. (all of CT AT segment #2!)

Service Hours in New Milford on 4/10 from 10am-2pm

Posted by PaulaF on Apr 4 2021 - 7:59pm
There is a cleanup of the Great Brook at Hulton Meadow Park organized for next Saturday April 10 that I wanted to invite you all to. We will be planting willow and dogwood stalks and removing non-native vegetation from the banks of the creek. It will be supervised by the Housatonic Valley Association.

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